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Iowa Litigation: General Commercial
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2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Unique to the litigation market in Iowa, Dorsey has a global platform of trial experts serving a broad range of industries. The Des Moines Trial group completed the only defense of a “failed bank” case in Iowa arising out of the Great Recession. Unlike many of its competitors, the group regularly tries cases in Iowa state and federal courts and forums rather than merely litigating all cases until settlement.

David Tank leads the Dorsey trial practice. David is also the former co-chair of the firm-wide Food and Agriculture Industry Group. His practice includes, but is not limited to, complex business litigation, cases involving patents and other intellectual property, corporate control disputes, contract matters, and cases involving patents and other intellectual property. William (Bill) Miller is the other partner in the Des Moines Trial group. His practice includes complex business litigation and employment law matters primarily for clients in the health, governmental and financial services sectors.

Key industries for the Iowa trial group include: major pharmaceutical companies, financial services entities, manufacturers, healthcare providers, and governmental entities.

Chambers Review

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Litigation: General Commercial - Iowa
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What the team is known for

The Des Moines office of Dorsey & Whitney is valued for its strength in assisting clients from the manufacturing sector with contractual disputes and other litigation matters. Additional capabilities include IP and business litigation. Highly active representing clients in state and federal courts. Demonstrates particular expertise on matters concerning the Covid-19 Paycheck Protection Program, and family law matters.

Work Highlights

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  • Dorsey & Whitney defended the City of Johnston, Iowa, against a lawsuit brought by Xenia Rural Water District in the federal court, alleging that the city had violated Xenia’s right to provide water services to properties in and near the city.

Notable Practitioners

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William Miller
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William Miller
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William Miller has significant experience in cases involving allegations of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty, as well as employment disputes. His wide-ranging client portfolio spans private and public entities from a range of industries.
"William Miller is very commercially astute, thus ensuring winning outcomes for his clients. He is also very personable and caring to work with." "William always demonstrates a commitment to responsiveness, and is able to provide a complete view of various issues related to my organization."

Rebecca A Brommel
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Rebecca A Brommel
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Rebecca Brommel is particularly adept at advising on administrative and regulatory disputes, in addition to pre-litigation advisory work.

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Litigation: General Commercial

William Miller
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William Miller
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Rebecca A Brommel
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Rebecca A Brommel
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Clients

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Evertek, Inc.

Fimco, Inc.

Hepar Bioscience

Plymouth Energy

Sovereign Holdings

West Liberty Foods